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Forum: General Discussion 06-19-2010, 01:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,147
Posted By doc
Re: Worm dunker vs fly fishing

Try fishing a blood worm (midge larva) a foot off the bottom using a quick release strike indicator. Let it sit for long periods with no movement after it sinks and then give it two quick three inch...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 05-03-2010, 10:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,323
Posted By doc
Re: Pike on the fly

Check out this video Phil and I put together out on Lake Wabamun, He's got some great tips on tackle and techniques.

AlbertaStillwaters.Com - Videos...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 04-24-2010, 11:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,507
Posted By doc
Re: Spring Stillwater Trout - pics

Great looking fish. Are these lakes in Parkland? I'm thinking of taking a trip to that area in Manotiba this summer as I've yet to catch a tiger trout. Seems our biologists here have a preference...
Forum: General Discussion 07-12-2009, 09:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,436
Posted By doc
Re: Bought a Pontoon Boat today

Some great advise from everyone, Mojo is pretty much bang on but I would reverse his thoughts on fins. In moving water, fins are a must if you are fishing while drifting as this is the only way to...
Forum: General Discussion 06-26-2009, 08:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,087
Posted By doc
Re: Really fly fishing?

I had to sift through these threads again to see who you are referring to. I'm still unsure. Nobody has stated that it's better to only fish subsurface (dredge for numbers...). If someone wants to...
Forum: General Discussion 06-24-2009, 10:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,087
Posted By doc
Re: Really fly fishing?

If your equipment consists of a fly rod, fly reel, fly line and flies, and you are casting your flies into a body of water for the purpose of catching fish; then you are a fly fisher. Whoever it was...
Forum: The Lodge Den 05-27-2009, 09:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 703
Posted By doc
Re: Dropped my rod in the water!! :(

I know that sinking feeling all to well. Two years ago, my sage RPL fell out of it's rod holder on my pontoon boat. I watched it sink in 20ft of water on Muir Lake. I quickly grabbed my other rod...
Forum: General Discussion 05-18-2009, 10:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,159
Posted By doc
Re: sinking fly line tip

I have a WF #5 Rio Mainstream that I used last year. You're welcome to it. I live in Edmonton.

Cheers,
Doc
Forum: General Discussion 05-17-2009, 07:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,159
Posted By doc
Re: sinking fly line tip

What weight rod are you using?

Cheers,
Doc
Forum: Mountain 05-15-2009, 08:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,580
Posted By doc
Re: Video of the Muir Lake Project

lifesaflyin, glad you got to sample the results. Don't thank me though, it was definitely a team effort with some real dedicated volunteers and as I said in the last post, Tim Doscotch was a very...
Forum: Mountain 05-14-2009, 09:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,580
Posted By doc
Re: Video of the Muir Lake Project

Hey nearnuff, thanks for the support. It was a lot of work (especially running the power for the aerators underground). Tim did an awesome job as president of FESA and am glad he was able to accept...
Forum: Fly Rods 05-13-2009, 07:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 827
Posted By doc
Re: New 6wt Fly Rod... Need help

When I'm fishing the Bow I use a St. Criox Legend Ultra 10ft 6wt 4pc. It does have a fighting but, is a fast action rod and casts streamers or nymphing rigs very nice. I purchased this rod...
Forum: Mountain 05-13-2009, 04:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,580
Posted By doc
Re: Video of the Muir Lake Project

Sartorius, I see you're close to Muir (it's not far for anyone in the Edmonton area but 15 mins is pretty awesome). The nice folks at You Tube took the audio off so here's that video from my site.
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Forum: General Discussion 05-13-2009, 04:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 255
Posted By doc
Re: Hi Everybody!

Welcome Sartorius, always good to have another Alberta boy here. Where in Alberta are you located and do you have any favorite haunts yet?

Cheers,
Doc
Forum: General Discussion 05-12-2009, 10:27 PM
Replies: 8
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Views: 426
Posted By doc
Re: hey

A good spot for goldeye is right at the bottom of the sunridge ski hill (strathcona science park). Wait 'til you see the Alberta wild rose start to bloom then it's time to cast a stimulator or and...
Forum: Fly Swap 05-08-2009, 08:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 972
Posted By doc
Re: CHIRONOMIDS of 2009

Received my flies today, and just in time as the ice on our local stillwater trout fisheries just came off last Friday. Midges are already hatching and I'm looking forward to trying these patterns...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 05-03-2009, 10:48 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 11,634
Posted By doc
Re: Pike and Muskie Rods/flies

Actually RIO, Cortland and Orvis all have a "Toothy Critter" line of leaders and my fav out of the three is RIO.
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Forum: The Fly Cast 04-29-2009, 10:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,527
Posted By doc
Re: Can Anyon give a complete newbie advice??

There are a ton of people on here that are more than willing to help out a newbie. What is it though you would like help with? You need to be more specific.

Cheers,
Doc
Forum: Fly Swap 04-26-2009, 09:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 972
Posted By doc
Re: CHIRONOMIDS of 2009

I'm looking forward to giving these a go at my favorite local stillwater. I'll let you know how they do. Nice ties folks.

Cheers,
Doc
Forum: Fly Swap 03-30-2009, 09:36 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,114
Posted By doc
Re: MAY Chironomid Swap

I've been a stillwater fly guy for most of my life and started guiding in 2002 but since Phil Rowley moved here and we've become fishing buddies, chironomids have become an obsession. He's taught me...
Forum: Fly Swap 03-29-2009, 10:28 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,114
Posted By doc
Re: MAY Chironomid Swap

We tie the bead backwards because it fits nicely over the thread of the gills that way. The gills are tied in first and then whip finished. We then slide the bead over and continue tying the rest...
Forum: General Discussion 03-22-2009, 09:30 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,162
Posted By doc
Re: Walleye on a fly rod ????

He introduced your Easter Egg Bugger to me when we went for walleye at Lac St Anne. It worked well. Are you the buddy he was with when he got his nickname "Hat Floater" during his box of chocolate...
Forum: General Discussion 03-18-2009, 09:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,162
Posted By doc
Re: Walleye on a fly rod ????

Although this article is targeted at stillwater flyfishing for Walleye. Phil has some good information here along with some great patterns.

World Fishing Network : The only 24/7 Fishing TV...
Forum: Fly Swap 03-11-2009, 10:11 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,114
Posted By doc
Re: MAY Chironomid Swap

Mailed in my chronies today. Also sent you a voucher and a padded envelope to use for return postage Joni ( oh and I want my Elvis tin back too;) ). Hope everyone enjoys them.

Cheers,
Doc
Forum: Fly Swap 03-09-2009, 10:41 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,114
Posted By doc
Re: MAY Chironomid Swap

Finished my flies on Sunday. I'll try and get them in the mail on Wednesday (my day off). How many are left to be sent?

Cheers,
Doc
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